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    New bicycle

    Well the CFO (my wife) has OK'd the purchase of a new bike. I have been thinking about this for a while. No internet purchase, no not even a LBS, I decided to go directly to the LBF (local bike factory). I figure if I go directly to the manufacturer, I can get what I want. So I traveled the 0.8 miles to the LBF - Waterford Precision Cycles.

    I was fitted and ordered a 2200 with all stainless lugs (italian) with the matching steel fork with SS crown. Should be ready about Christmas time - so I can stare at it until spring.

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    Sweet. I really like Waterfords. Nice having the factory so close. I have done the K-R bike club ride twice. The second time I think I did it just to see Richard Schwinn again. Nice guy.

    Great bikes.

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    I just built up my Waterford today after having the frame repainted. I will try to post a pic of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Psimet2001 View Post
    Sweet. I really like Waterfords. Nice having the factory so close. I have done the K-R bike club ride twice. The second time I think I did it just to see Richard Schwinn again. Nice guy.

    Great bikes.
    Was seeing Richard Schwinn eating questionable brownies really worth the wind to get back to the start?

    Kenal0

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenal0 View Post
    Was seeing Richard Schwinn eating questionable brownies really worth the wind to get back to the start?

    Kenal0
    Yes....yes it was...

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    Here is my Waterford. Please ignore the bar tape. I will be putting on the Brooks matching bar tape later this week.

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    Do they offer any road type bikes other than the traditional Rivendale-style offerings by Herron (which uses Waterford tubes)?

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    They offer everything. Mostly racing bikes. Check out their site...http://www.waterfordbikes.com/

    Not very Rivendale-esque.

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    That bike has a great look. But the wheels are a little too high tech looking. You should paint over the rim logos, or go over the rims with steel wool.
    Bikes belong in the motor city

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